The Police Command in Borno State has confirmed another fresh suicide attack at the outskirt of Maiduguri, killing two suicide bombers and a teenage boy.
Four others persons were seriously injured in the attack.
Saturday’s attack is coming after series of suicide bomb attacks in the state particularly the one in a mosque at Muna Garage IDP community which claimed the lives of 20 people with 29 others injured.
Confirming the attack, Born State Police Public Relations Officer, Victor Isuku, in a press statement said, “In the wee hours of today 18/11/2017, two female suicide bombers detonated their IED vest in the outskirt of Alakaramti village in Jere LGA, killing themselves alone."
“Then at about 0650hrs, two other teenage female suicide bombers infiltrated Alakaramti village. One of them hurriedly detonated her IED vest killing herself, her partner and an innocent boy."
“While four others, including the mother of the innocent boy, sustained injuries. The corpses and the injured have been evacuated to University of Maiduguri teaching hospital.”
“The Police Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) team promptly rendered safe the unexploded Improvised Explosive Devices, IED vests and sanitized the area. Normalcy has since been restored to the area,” DSP Isuku stated.